Judge Expected to Grant Final Approval to Settlement in Google Virus-Tracing App Data Exposure Class Action

Article features commentary from Lieff Cabraser partner Douglas Cuthbertson, a lead attorney on the case As reported by Courthouse News, on Tuesday, October 11, 2022, U.S. Magistrate Judge Nathanael Cousins of the Northern District of California signaled that he will likely grant final approval to a recent settlement aimed at resolving privacy invasion claims in a

2022-10-14T23:18:45+00:00October 14th, 2022|Digital Privacy & Data Security|

Google Agrees to Settlement in Virus-Tracing App Data Exposure Class Action  

As reported by Law360 (subscription), Google has agreed to a settlement to resolve plaintiffs’ privacy invasion claims in a class action lawsuit brought by Lieff Cabraser on behalf of Android users who alleged a COVID-19 contact-tracing app improperly exposed their private data. The tech giant announced that it will preserve strict security measures enacted near-concurrently with

2022-05-10T23:09:21+00:00May 10th, 2022|Digital Privacy & Data Security|

New Data Theft Class Action by Users of Venmo, Stripe, and Other Payment Platforms Against Plaid Alleges Violations of Data Privacy Laws

As reported by Law360 (subscription), Lieff Cabraser has filed a class action lawsuit in federal court in California alleging that financial tech start up Plaid Inc. stole Venmo and Stripe users’ personal banking data and sold that data to third party apps without the users’ consent in violation of federal and state privacy laws. Plaid,